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We're Not Here to Entertain Punk Rock, Ronald Reagan, and the Real Culture War of 1980s America

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ISBN-10: 0190908238

ISBN-13: 9780190908232

Edition: 2020

Authors: Kevin Mattson

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Many remember the 1980s as the era of Ronald Reagan, a conservative decade populated by preppies and yuppies dancing to a soundtrack of electronic synth pop music. In some ways, it was the "MTV generation." However, the decade also produced some of the most creative works of punk culture, from the music of bands like the Minutemen and the Dead Kennedys to avant-garde visual arts, literature, poetry, and film. In We're Not Here to Entertain, Kevin Mattson documents what Kurt Cobain once called a "punk rock world" --the all-encompassing hardcore-indie culture that incubated his own talent. Mattson shows just how widespread the movement became--ranging across the nation, from D.C. through Ohio…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/6/2020
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 9.21" wide x 5.91" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English